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? breaking overnight. two ambush style attacks on officers in two separate states. one is dead and the other critical. a manhunt for the shooters is underway. president elect donald trump ha cabinet members and slamming "saturday night live" as bng unfair. president obama returned with advice for the donald and democrats. and snow already having a big impact on prethanksgiving travel. "early today" starts right now. >> right now police are on the hunt for a suspect in the murder
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detectiveconi was fatally shot in broad daylight. he was making a routine traffic stop when this vehicle pulled up behind the detective and the driver got out and walked up to the detective's window, and shot him twice in the head fatally. >> in my opinion what we know right now this was nothing short of an assassination of a police officer. he happened to wrong colorers. blue. >> police are searching for a person of interest seen in this photo and they don't believe he has any relationship with the original motorist pulled over. san antonio officers were advised not to make traffic stops alone and ordered to call for back up instead. and the suspect is considered to be armed and dampgerous. the ambush attack happened
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along a marked police car and fired two shots at an officer's face. it was unprovoked with the officer merely sitting in traffic. the 46-year-old is in critical but stable condition. he's expected to survive. they say he's a married father of three who has been with the department for 20 years. this morning police officers are ordered to travel in pairs as they use helicopters and s.w.a.t. teams in the search for the suspect who drove off in a it was a weekend of almost nonstop meetings for president elect donald trump as he met 21 different cabinet members at his new jersey golf club. he met a former school chancellor of washington d.c. also rudy giuliani, todd ricks
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and no news was made since the transition team announced general mike flynn for nsa. jeff sessions for attorney general and mike pompeo as head of the cia. and trump sat down for a one on one with former massachusetts governor, mitt romney. the meeting described as very good. and when "saturday night live" lampooned with alec baldwin, the show also took trump task on his policy. going to bring every single job back to our town. >> every single one? >> yes, sir. if you could build a wall 2,000 miles long on the mexican border, i'm sure you could help us. >> how long is that wall? >> 2,000 miles. >> 2,000 american miles? >> when we found out you had a secret plan, it really energized us. >> that's right. a plan.
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google what is isis? >> while that was enough to draw instant criticism from the real donald trump on twitter. he said quote i watched parts of nbc "saturday night live" last night. it's a totally one-sided biassed show. nothing funny at all. baldwin took the complaints responding equal time? election is over. there's no more equal time. now you try to the tirade came one day after he demanded the cast of hamilton apologize for what he says was harassment against mike pence. when the vice president elect received a speech from the cast. >> we truly hope this show has inspired you to uphold our american values and to work on behalf of all of us. all of us. >> however, pence says the
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>> i can eltell you is wasn't offended. >> the back and forth regarding hamilton over shadowed namely the $25 million settlement in a trump university lawsuits and we know -- we have news incoming first lady milania and barren trump will be staying in new york city until the end of the school year while trump is expected to m t president obama returned from his final overseas trip just a short time ago, getting off air force 1 and making his way back the white house after wrapping up his trip to perue. that's the final stop in his apec summit tour. while he doesn't intend to be trump's constant critic, he won't rule it out once he's an american citizen. >> as an american citizen who
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if there are issues that have less to do with the specifics of some legislative proposal or battle but go to core questions about our values and our ideals and if i think that it's necessary or helpful for me to defend those ideals, then i'll examine it when it comes. >> so those comments came the president's final overseas press conference after he met with russian president vladimir putin. they were to have discussed the ukrain and syria in a 4 minute face to face. and good news for drivers hitting the roads. not so great for those flying. right now there are at least two deaths blamed on the latest winter storm in minnesota and hundreds of accidents. slick conditions caused more
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york state. dangerous roadways and lake effect snow falling at a rate of 1 to several inches per hour make driving difficult or impossible to some. gusts up to 30 miles per hour hit some people. they're urging residents to avoid unnecessary travel. >> let's get an update and more with meteorologist bill karins. >> good morning. the snow storm in minnesota on friday huge windstorm and especially the upslope mountains got a lot of snow in the berkshires. right now the worst is around syracuse, rochester. that's where we could get an additional 12 inches of snow. weather related delays in the northeast. and in the middle looks fine for
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and of course the busier travel days are coming. but you're not going to be dealing with anything like this. this is what we saw over the weekend in england. thto mile-per-hour winds and i'm happy to report none of that is heading our way for our very busy travel days ahead. >> i like the umbrella taking it head on. >> you don't want the snap in your face. >> bill, thank you very much. still ahead, is it advice you're going to take. president obama's interesting advice for fellow democrats. plus e meet the oldest division one football player in
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this is an amazing story. meet 55-year-old joe thomas senior. you see him with the ball. a running back for south carolina state. now thomas enrolled at south carolina state with his son who also played football. thomas is believed to be the oldest division one football player to ever take the field. he said it was a dream 26 years in the >> just follow your dream. do what you need to do. it's all about you when you do what you need to do. a lot of people -- they don't follow up on it. >> it happened on saturday afternoon. he carried the ball three yards on a play in the first quarter on senior day. he later told reporters it was the happiest day of his life and his accomplishments prove again age is just a number.
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giving high fives. a dramatic rescue was caught on camera in georgia. it started when a wheelchair bound 70-year-old man called 911. >> there's a fire in my bedroom. >> how many people are in the house? >> i need somebody to hurry. >> i need everyone to get out of the house. >> good thing police and firefighters arrived quickly. smoke which was just about a foot off the floor. it was really difficult to get him out and get enough oxygen really. he suffered burns on both arms but expected to be okay. a local fire chief says it's only a matter of minutes between having a completely different outcome. obama gives strong support to nancy pelosi and saying
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congress. >> well, it is certainly not a good morning for hummus lovers. i packed some in my breakfast this morning. sabra is recalling for possible listeria contamination. the company is encouraged consumerers to take a look at the best before date on the product lid and throw out anything before january 23rd, 20 it can be fatal to people with weak immune systems. >> and if you're a calorie counter like i am, when eating fast food, this is a troubling story. chipotle has been strapped with a lawsuit following calories in its burrito.
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calories. but it's triple that. several people have filed a class action lawsuit accusing them of misrepresentation. the company has not responded to requests for comment but did apologize to twitter followers saying the calories counted for the chorizo only. >> and when you look at candy, it will say it's only 150 per serving. >> but three -- >> so something requires a little bit of math on your part. >> travellers hitting the roads and the airports that will impact your wallet. and it's no longer selling this tonka ride on dump truck. over the weekend a family in washington purchased the truck on friday for their grandson. on the way home it burst into flames engulfing their pick up truck. the toy was pulled out of an abundance of caution.
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? in today's quick hits, the harry potter swin off "fantastic beasts and where to find them" conjured up a $75 million in the box office, knocking out "dr. strange" from the top spot. jimmy johnson through three and four.
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champ. jimmy johnson wins his seventh nascar sprint cup championship. >> such great news. he is celebrating lucky number seven. tying nascar legends richard petty and dale earnhardt for the most of all time. >> no easy task there. later on "today" could the volume in movie theaters be damaging your hearing? the good, the bad for travellers this week. we'll start with the good. it is mon you could use all the goodness you can have. they were paying less than they were for gas. that's good news for the motorists traveling this weekend. chicago o'hare is where we find jay gray. good morning to you. what do we know about the strike that might have lasting impacts all week long?
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good to talk to you. the strike will be announced a bit later this morning in what's going to go on. it's baggage handlers, janitors, wheelchair assistants. they're looking for a $15 an hour wage and union rights. they're going to announce their decision a little bit later in the morning. it's not going to slow down travellers. that's going to build through the week. whether it's here, another airport o there are going to be lines and patience stretch to their limits this week. the holiday rush has started. >> we're expecting nearly 49 million americans to be traveling more than 50 miles away from home and a majority say they're going to drive. >> reporter: more than 43 million fuelled in part by falling gas prices.
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following suit. >> reporter: air travel is up over last year as well. >> they're predicting their busiest travel season in history. >> reporter: millions will move through airports across the country just months after stepped up security measurers led to long lines and major headaches. >> i'm hoping i can even make my flight. >> reporter: officials say they're ready for this week's crowd. >> we as they arise and hopefully mitigate them before they become extended. >> reporter: and hopefully giving you extended time with family and friends over the holiday. >> that was nbc's jay gray from chicago's o'hare airport. plus a new starbucks cup controversy to tell you about. you're watching "early today." introducing, new olay eyes. eyes shouldn't show your age,
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a lot of big wins. >> and they've also made a lot of big headlines other than being an artist. so it's nice to see them having something professionally really good happen for them. there is a scandal. it involves a pair of flip-flops. >> don't get me started on this. >> blue or tan? and creating huge buzz. >> white and gold. >> flip-flops or blue and white. others see it as blue. sound familiar? remember that whole dress that caused an optical illusion. now the debate has spread to the flip-flops. here they are side by side. figure that i see gold and white. >> me too. are we color blind? >> no. what do you think? all right. this is "early today." what are you doing right now? making a cake!
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good morning. i'm susan kim. here's what's coming up on "live at daybreak"...breaking news: two police officers ambushed overnight. where the hunt stands right now for the gunmen. also... we're going to see a few more appointments from the trump administration as it takes shape. the top names donald trump is meeting
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good morning. i'm susan kim. i'm vince vitrano.let's start off with a check on the weather... with meteorologist

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